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Diesel Fuel and Polluted Air Are Killing Filipinos

Smog-filled metropolis—a daily occurrence. Photo: Manila Bulletin ccording to the website of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), an agency of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), lung cancer is “the top cause of cancer-related deaths ...

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Marcos, 18 other cops in killing of Leyte town mayor arrested for double murder

Supt. Marvin Marcos —RICHARD A. REYES Supt. Marvin Marcos and 18 other police officers were arrested over the weekend in connection with the killing of Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr., an alleged drug lord, and another inmate in their jail cells ...

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Former 'Power Rangers' actor admits killing roommate with sword

Ricardo Medina. Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images/AFP An actor best known for his role in the “Power Rangers” children’s television series who prosecutors said stabbed his roommate to death with a sword during an argument pleaded guilty on Thursday to ...

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International rights group slams killing of 5-year-old girl

An international human rights group has condemned the killing of a 5-year-old girl in President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs. In a statement released yesterday, the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) also denounced Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre for ...

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‘Crying Lady’: It’s destiny that I saw Ninoy killing 33 years ago

LONE EYEWITNESS Thirty-three years after, “Crying Lady” Rebecca Quijano retells her story of how a military escort shot Aquino in the back of the head. LYN RILLON Rebecca Quijano, the lone eyewitness to the assassination of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino ...

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3 Isabela cops, 6 suspects charged for killing of village chief, kin

Automatic weapons such as these were used in killing Barangay Cañogan Abajo Sur chairman Montano Zipagan, his daughter, his niece and granddaughter in Isabela. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO) SANTO TOMAS, Isabela — Three police officers and six other suspects were charged ...

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Pinoy suspected of killing wife, 2 others in Maryland shootings

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Three people are dead following separate shootings in the past 24 hours in Maryland, and a Filipino law enforcement officer recently placed on administrative leave could be the suspect in all three shootings. Balitang America, ...

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Unesco denounces killing of broadcaster

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur—A top official of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Thursday denounced the killing of a Zamboanga del Sur-based broadcast journalist who has been critical of the proliferation of illegal drugs and ...

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